ENGINE

20/01/2020

StandardAero has acquired TRS Global Services subsidiary, TRS Ireland, a highly specialized provider of component repair and manufacturing processes for a large range of industrial, aeroderivative and aircraft gas turbines. The acquisition will continue to expand StandardAero’s Components, Helicopters & Accessories (CH&A) division and its worldwide portfolio of MRO and component repair services. TRS Ireland […]

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20/01/2020

MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, announces at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers conference that it has opened an office in the heart of aviation leasing community birthplace Dublin. Located in the Victorian quarter, the office is being run by leasing experts Eileen Guerin, Vice President Commercial Ireland, and Des Clarke, […]

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15/01/2020

StandardAero’s engine overhaul facility in Summerside, PEI, Canada finished 2019 on a high, inducting over 1,000 Pratt & Whitney PW100, PT6A and JT15D engines during the course of the year. This record figure was achieved following the recent expansion to the facility, StandardAero’s commercial turboprop engine MRO Center of Excellence, which saw the site expand […]

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08/01/2020

Pratt & Whitney announced that Carroll Lane has assumed the role of President of the company’s Commercial Engines business, reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Christopher Calio. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The appointment was previously announced during the UTC Earnings call in October. “Carroll is uniquely positioned […]

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02/01/2020

Having expanded its turbine engine service business into a newly remodeled 20,000-sq.-ft. facility to accommodate its rapidly growing Honeywell TFE731 business in 1999, the company’s engine team has so far continued to add new capabilities, tools and authorizations. Over two decades ago, the demand for Duncan Aviation engine service work had increased to the point […]

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13/12/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Aneto-1K engine, as fitted to the Leonardo AW189K. Intended for super-medium and heavy helicopters, the Aneto family produces between 2,500 and 3,000 shp. The 1K is rated at 2,500 shp and its first flight in the AW189K took place in March […]

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09/12/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced a $30 million US investment in its engine services facility in Bridgeport, West Virginia for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of PW800 engines. Specifically, the site will service the market leading PW814GA and PW815GA engines that power the Gulfstream G500 and G600 […]

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27/11/2019

The Swedish charter carrier Nova Airlines AB (Novair) and Lufthansa Technik have signed a long-term exclusive Engine maintenance services contract for the CFM International LEAP-1A engines of Novair’s two Airbus A321neo aircraft. Thereby, Novair has become the launching airline customer of Lufthansa Technik’s technical services for this new engine type. Recently, Lufthansa Technik has received […]

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06/11/2019

StandardAero has received FAA approval for acceptance testing of the Rolls-Royce RB211-535 turbofan engine at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in San Antonio, Texas. This achievement, which followed a test cell correlation effort undertaken in partnership with the engine manufacturer, marks StandardAero’s attainment of full capability on the RB211-535, in support of the […]

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05/11/2019

With the geared turbofan (GTF), Pratt & Whitney and MTU Aero  Engines are building the most eco-efficient propulsion system currently available in the marketplace. MTU not only contributes key turbine and compressor technologies to this highly advanced family of engines, the company is also responsible for final assembly of one third of the PW1100G-JM geared […]

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28/10/2019

Cape Air, a leading U.S. regional airline based in Hyannis, MA, has selected StandardAero to provide engine support services for its fleet of Cessna Caravan aircraft. Under the agreement, StandardAero will provide Cape Air with Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services from its network of overhaul facilities and service […]

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28/10/2019

In the first nine months of 2019, MTU Aero Engines generated revenues of € 3,403.7 million, up 3 % on the previous year (1-9/2018 € 3,318.7 million). The group’s operating profit increased by 10 % from € 508.9 million to € 557.7 million. The EBIT margin rose from 15.3 % to 16.4 %. Net income […]

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23/10/2019

For 12 years, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has entrusted its PW300 rental engines to Aero-Dienst for post-rental inspections, which are typically conducted after each rental usage. Since then, over 300 PRIs have been conducted on this series by Aero-Dienst on behalf of P&WC CSC Europe GmbH. For more than 50 years, engine maintenance has […]

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18/10/2019

StandardAero has recently signed a Services Agreement with Carolina Aviation Technical Services (C.A.T.S), a Part 145 repair station based at Statesville Regional Airport (SVH) in North Carolina. The Agreement – which extends StandardAero’s long-running relationship with C.A.T.S – covers the provision of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the Pratt & Whitney PT6A and […]

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18/10/2019

Taking tilt-rotor operations to new heights, our AE 1107C engines have exceeded 1 million engine flight hours on the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, the world’s only production tiltrotor aircraft. The Bell-Boeing V-22 fleet has reached a milestone, achieving 500,000 flight hours. The world’s only production tiltrotor aircraft, V-22 supports the US Air Force Special Operations Command […]

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